The easiest way to use Mayan EDMS is by using the official Docker image. Make sure Docker is properly installed and working before attempting to install Mayan EDMS.

Hardware requirements

  • 2 Gigabytes of RAM (1 Gigabyte if OCR is turned off).
  • Multiple core CPU (64 bit, faster than 1 GHz recommended).

Docker procedure

Docker is a computer program that performs operating-system-level virtualization also known as containerization. It allows independent “containers” to run within a single Linux instance, avoiding the overhead of starting and maintaining virtual machines (VMs).

Docker can be installed using their automated script:

wget -qO- | sh

This installs the latest versions of Docker. If you don’t want run an automated script follow the instructions outlined in their documentation:

Once the Docker installtion is finished, proceed to the link below to install the Docker image for Mayan EDMS.

Docker image chapter: Docker image

Direct installation

For users with knowledge of Python, Django, Ubuntu, and databases.

Advanced deployment chapter: Advanced deployment